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CFP: Panel on Mark Strand (4/25/05; AWP, 3/8/06-3/11/06)

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Sunday, April 3, 2005 - 8:25pm
Nicholas Boone

Creating a Critical Conversation on Mark Strand

Mark Strand is one of America's best poets, yet little critical work
has been published on Strand's poetry. This panel invites papers that
address any aspect of Strand's poetry from a critical perspective. The
deadline for abstract submissions is April 25, 2005. The AWP conference
will be held in Austin, TX in March 2006.

Please send abstracts (200-500 words), either by email, or snail mail
to:

Dr. Julianna Gray
Haley Center 9030
English Department
Auburn University
Auburn University, AL 36849
vicejul_at_auburn.edu

CFP: Prose Poetry, Reviews, Interviews, Essays (no deadline noted; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, April 3, 2005 - 8:24pm
morgan schuldt

CUE's second issue is now available, featuring new
work by Rita Dove (Pulitzer Prize winner, and author
of American Smooth), Russell Edson, A. Van Jordan
(author of Rise and the forthcoming M-A-C-N-O-L-I-A),
Sally Keith (author of Dwelling Song, winner of the
University of Georgia's Contemporary Poetry Series for
2003) Mark Yakich (author of Unrelated Individuals
Forming a Group Waiting to Cross, winner of the 2003
National Poetry Series), Robin Behn (author of Horizon
Note, winnter of the 2003 Brittingham Prize in
Poetry), Matthea Harvey (Sad Little Breathing
Machine), Matthew Thorburn, Justin Jamail, Joel
Bettridge, an interview with Karen Volkman (Crash's
Law, Spar), and much more.

CFP: Companion to Pre-1600 British Poetry (5/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, April 3, 2005 - 8:24pm
Michelle M. Sauer

Call for Contributors: Facts on File Companion to Pre-1600 British
Poetry
Edited by Michelle M. Sauer

Looking for qualified individuals to write short entries on various
topics related to poetry, poets, and specific poems of the medieval and
Tudor eras. This includes Irish, Scottish, and Welsh verse as well.
Contributors will receive full credit for their work.

If you are interested, please send an inquiry to:
<pre1600poetry_at_yahoo.com>. Your e-mail should contain a brief overview
of your qualifications and interests. Graduate students welcome to
inquire. There are a series of rolling deadlines.

CFP: Companion to 20th C British Poetry (5/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 23, 2005 - 3:33pm
Rob Watson

Contributors sought to write entries on poets and topics for the
forthcoming Companion to Twentieth Century British Poetry, a reference
book for high school and college students. The book involves about 400
entries, varying in length from 300-2000 words per entry, to be done
over the next year and a half. All entries will carry the author's
name.If you are interested in writing for this book or would like to see
the list of available entries, please contact Rob Watson, Associate
Professor of English at Grand Valley State University, at
watsonr_at_gvsu.edu, or Jim Persoon, Professor of English at Grand Valley
State University, at persoonj_at_gvsu.edu.

CFP: Poetry &amp; Politics (UK) (12/15/05; 7/13/06-7/16/06)

updated: 
Sunday, February 20, 2005 - 7:13pm
Poetry Politics {Eng}

Call for papers: Poetry and Politics. A Conference at the University of
Stirling, Scotland, 13-16 July 2006.

Poets and speakers to include Moniza Alvi, Eavan Boland, David Dabydeen,
Linton Kwesi Johnson, David Norbrook, Tom Paulin, Deryn Rees-Jones, Jo
Shapcott, and the Norton keynote speaker, Adrienne Rich.

Papers are invited which consider the theme of politics in relation to
poetry from classical antiquity to the contemporary. The following list
suggests some possible areas for development, but proposals in any area
relating to the conference theme of poetry and politics will be
welcome:

CFP: Kenneth Goldsmith and Conceptual Poetics (6/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2005 - 10:50pm
bacole_at_acsu.buffalo.edu

CFP: Kenneth Goldsmith and Conceptual Poetics (6/1/05; journal issue)

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Deadlines: 15 March 2005 for proposals; 1 June 2005 for finished essays

Guest Editors: Barbara Cole and Lori Emerson

CFP: Nigerian Poetry (4/30/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, January 28, 2005 - 8:46pm
Gloria MT Emezue

NEW NIGERIAN POETRY JOURNAL

Poetry of the Last Two Decades

Following weeks of intensive deliberations and the decision of the IRCALC board to expand the scope and readership of the journal on new Nigerian poetry, the editorial board has approved three broad themes in the upcoming edition of the New Nigerian Poetry journal project.

The project will enjoy the initial sponsorship of Progeny International even as more participants are welcome to join the efforts to sustain the emerging virile national literatures of Africa.

CFP: _Canadian Poetry_: Queer Desire (8/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
Andrew Lesk

[If you would like a poster version (artwork, in jpeg format, easy to print
off), please contact me.]

QUEER desire

a call for papers

a special issue of _Canadian Poetry_

"snow is our rule of churches, work and laws, / our reticence, our loneliness,
our pause, / the emptiness we live in. This is snow."
— E.A. Lacey, "Canadian Sonnets"

CFP: Langston Hughes: Writer Without Borders (no deadline noted; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, December 19, 2004 - 11:36pm
Valerie Babb

The <Langston Hughes Review> is now accepting papers for a
special issue, "Langston Hughes: Writer without Borders"
Papers that treat Hughes as part of a global conversation:
Ideology , Aesthetics, Economics, Color, Class, and Sex,
Language and Translation are welcomed.

Please send hardcopy and diskcopy (no email attachments
please) to,

Valerie Babb, Editor
Department of English/Institute of African American Studies
University of Georgia
Park Hall 254
Athens, GA 30602-6205

Include a self-addressed postage-paid postcard if
acknowledgment of receipt is desired.

CFP: Elizabeth Barrett Browning Bi-Centenary Conference (11/1/05; 3/3/06-3/6/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 6, 2004 - 1:38am
Alison Chapman

CALL FOR PAPERS:

'This is Living Art':
Elizabeth Barrett Browning in the Twenty-first Century
A Bi-Centenary Celebration

Armstrong Browning Library
Baylor University, Texas
3 March -6 March 2006

Keynote speakers: Sandra Donaldson, Angela Leighton, Marjorie Stone, Herbert
Tucker

2006 is the bicentenary of EBB's birth. To mark this anniversary, the
Armstrong Browning Library will be hosting a major international conference
to re-assess her life and work.

CFP: Mapping Women's Poetries at the fin de siecle (11/1/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 29, 2004 - 6:43pm
Dr M. Thain

CFP: Journal edition: Mapping Women's Poetries at the fin de siecle*** =
REMINDER ***

CALL FOR PAPERS=20
Journal of Victorian Literature and Culture=20

Editors' Topic: Mapping Women's Poetries at the fin de si=E8cle=20

Edited by Marion Thain and Ana Vadillo=20

CFP: Sonia Sanchez &amp; the Black Arts Movement (1/5/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, September 17, 2004 - 8:46pm
F Elaine DeLancey

10.2 Special issue of BMa: The Sonia Sanchez Literary Review
on Sonia Sanchez & the Black Arts Movement
 

Essays are invited for a special issue of BMa in which the focus is on
the work of a poet who has been described as one of the ?greatest poets
to emerge from the Black Arts Movement.?

Essays should explicitly locate Sonia Sanchez within the context of the
Black Arts Movement and then examine the extent to which BAM influenced
her work in the following areas:

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? Poetry
 
               Love poems
           Expansive Narrative poems
   Prose poems
? Children?s stories
? Drama

Essays that focus on the following will also be considered:

CFP: Interlingualism, Multilingualism, and Contemporary Poetics (no deadline, journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2004 - 2:36pm
Wojewodzki, R. Richard

ANNETNA NEPO (a multilingual poetry review) is currently seeking =
articles and essays related to or inspired by interlingualism / =
multilingualism / and contemporary poetics. Specific to issue number =
three is the notion, 'How I learned to enjoy incomprehensibility, or, =
why I love my neighbor the translator.'

Check out www.annetnanepo.org for previous issues, authors, and =
concerns.

contact: wojewodz_at_post.harvard.edu with inquiries.

CFP: Approaches to Teaching Poe (9/15/04; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, July 25, 2004 - 1:07pm
Jeffrey Weinstock

MLA Approaches to Teaching World Literature
APPROACHES TO TEACHING POE'S PROSE AND POETRY
Eds. Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock and Anthony Magistrale

The editors of the MLA Approaches to Teaching Poe's Prose and Poetry seek
1-2 page proposals for possible inclusions. Possible topics include, but
are not limited to:

CFP: Dialogism and Lyric Self-Fashioning (10/15/04; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 6, 2004 - 5:10am
BlevinsJake_at_aol.com

Dialogism and Lyric Self-Fashioning: =20
Voices of a Genre=20
Only recently has the complex construction of lyric poetry and subjectivity=
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been recognized. Lyric poetry as a genre seems to focus more on the=20
speaker, more on the construction of a speaker=E2=80=99s fragmented self, t=
han on the=20
exposition of ideological =E2=80=9Cwholeness,=E2=80=9D and this emphasis on=
 =E2=80=9Csubjectivity=E2=80=9D has=20
been an important trend in recent criticism. One quality that is inherent i=
n=20
the manifestation of lyric subjectivity is the presence of multiple voices,=
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multiple discourses. In Bakhtinian terms the lyric collection can be viewed=
 as a=20

CFP: Victorian Institute Conference &amp; Journal (7/1/04 &amp; 9/1/04; 4/1/05-4/2/05 &amp; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 25, 2004 - 4:18am
David Latane

Greetings, here are two separate calls for papers.

The Victorians Institute meeting 2005 Call for Papers is at

http://www.uncg.edu/wms/VIRoot/vindex.html

Deadline for abstracts: July 1, 2004
Dates of conference: April 1-2, 2005

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Victorians Institute Journal call for papers for a special feature in
Volume 32.

Poetry in the Empire

For a forthcoming special feature, the Editors of Victorians Institute
Journal invite submissions of scholarly essays on any aspect of poetry
within the British colonies during the Victorian era.

CFP: Robert Frost encyclopedia (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 4, 2004 - 1:35am
Jeff Soloway

CFP: Robert Frost encyclopedia (no deadline; book)

Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for schools and
libraries, is seeking a scholar to write a one-volume encyclopedia on the
life and works of Robert Frost. The ideal author will have a Ph.D., broad
knowledge of Frost's poems, and an ability to write clearly and succinctly
for students in both high school and college. This large project
(250,000-300,000 words) must be completed within two years. Demonstrated
ability to meet deadlines will be required. If interested please send letter
and cv, preferably by e-mail, to

CFP: T. S. Eliot Encyclopedia (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Thursday, April 29, 2004 - 1:20am
Jeff Soloway

CFP: T.S. Eliot encyclopedia (no deadline; book)

Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for schools and
libraries, is seeking a scholar to write a one-volume encyclopedia on the
life and works of T.S. Eliot. The ideal author will have a Ph.D., broad
knowledge of Eliot's works, and an ability to write clearly and succinctly
for students in both high school and college. This large project
(250,000-300,000 words) must be completed within two years. Demonstrated
ability to meet deadlines will be required. If interested please send letter
and cv, preferably by e-mail, to

CFP: DLB American Poets of the 21st Century (deadline various; collection)

updated: 
Friday, April 16, 2004 - 2:43am
Richard Flynn

CFP: DLB American Poets of the 21st Century (deadline various; collection)

I am seeking contributors for The Dictionary of Literary Biography volume on
"American Poets of the 21st Century," a reference work about poets and their
lives and careers. The series is widely available in libraries and if you
are unfamiliar with the series, I suggest you look at the volumes concerning
American Poets since World War II, edited by R.S. Gwynn and Joseph Conte to
give you an idea of the format. You should also consult the web site of the
publisher, Bruccoli Clark Layman for further information:
http://www.bcl-manly.com

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